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Ethnic inequalities in periodontal disease among British adults

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dc.contributor.author Delgado-Angulo, Elsa-K.
dc.contributor.author Bernabe, Eduardo
dc.contributor.author Marcenes, Wagner
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-06T14:51:18Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-06T14:51:18Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/5206
dc.description.abstract AIM: To explore ethnic inequalities in periodontal disease among British adults, and the role of socioeconomic position (SEP) in those inequalities. METHODS: We analysed data on 1925 adults aged 16-65 years, from the East London Oral Health Inequality (ELOHI) Study, which included a random sample of adults living in an ethnically diverse and socially deprived area. Participants completed a questionnaire and were clinically examined for the number of teeth with periodontal pocket depth (PPD)>/=4 mm and loss of attachment (LOA)>/=4 mm. Ethnic inequalities in periodontal measures were assessed in negative binomial regression models before and after adjustment for demographic (gender and age groups) and SEP indicators (education and socioeconomic classification). RESULTS: Compared to White British, Pakistani, Indian, Bangladeshi and Asian Others had more teeth with PPD>/=4 mm whereas White East European, Black African and Bangladeshi had more teeth with LOA>/=4 mm, after adjustments for demographic and SEP measures. The association of ethnicity with periodontal disease was moderated by education, but not by socioeconomic classification. Stratified analysis showed that ethnic disparities in the two periodontal measures were limited to more educated groups. CONCLUSION: This study showed considerable ethnic disparities in periodontal disease between and within the major ethnic categories. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Wiley
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1600-051X
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject adults en_US
dc.subject ethnicity en_US
dc.subject inequalities en_US
dc.subject periodontal disease en_US
dc.subject Periodontal Diseases en_US
dc.subject socioeconomic factors en_US
dc.subject Adolescent en_US
dc.subject Adult en_US
dc.subject Aged en_US
dc.subject Ethnic Groups en_US
dc.subject Health Status Disparities en_US
dc.subject Humans en_US
dc.subject London en_US
dc.subject Middle Aged en_US
dc.subject Socioeconomic Factors en_US
dc.subject Young Adult en_US
dc.title Ethnic inequalities in periodontal disease among British adults en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpe.12605
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.144


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